The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will mark the twenty-second anniversary of the Winter Olympic Games. The first Winter Olympics took place in Chamonix, France in 1924. Take a look back at photos from previous Winter Olympic host cities.
1972: Sapporo, Japan
The parade of flags during the Closing Ceremony of the 1972 Winter Games held in Sapporo, Japan.
1976: Innsbruck, Austria
A view from the Closing Ceremony of the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
1980: Lake Placid, NY
Delegations convene in the Olympic stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.
1984: Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Performers spell out the name of the host city during the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
1988: Calgary, Canada
The Olympic flag is raised during the Closing Ceremony of the 1988 Calgary Games.